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  • Cluttons forms association in Malta

    Cluttons forms association in Malta

    Cluttons will be working with Dhalia Real Estate as its local Associated Partners. Joanna Leverett, Cluttons’ head of international residential markets, said: “We are very excited to form an association with Dhalia. Malta has strong connections...

  • Bond investors should not jump ship as interest rates rise

    Since late 2008 and in the middle of the last financial crisis, the US Federal Reserve (FED) has used bond purchases or quantitative easing (QE) to reduce long-term interest rates. The move was intended to instil market confidence and encourage...

  • Consumer preferences and prices in the mobile telephony sector

    Consumer preferences and prices in the mobile telephony sector

    A historical view of the mobile telephony sector suggests that Malta’s robust regulatory oversight and infrastructure-based competition have determined the story of outcomes that we are observing today. As already highlighted in a preceding...

  • Online motor and health claims services launched

    Online motor and health claims services launched

    Motor and health insurance clients can now lodge their claims online, through new, user-friendly services on the Atlas website. For motor claims, clients can fill in a simple form which allows them to include their accident details, upload any...

  • Blockchain one-stop shop collaboration

    Blockchain one-stop shop collaboration

    GTG Advocates and Wyzer have announced they will be forming a new joint venture, Caledo, to act as a one-stop shop to blockchain companies. Led by two of Malta’s most knowledgeable pioneers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, Ian Gauci and...

  • €2 million fund for startups announced

    €2 million fund for startups announced

    “As the longest standing telecoms company in Malta, we have been enabling local businesses to thrive and innovate with our robust and reliable telecommunications services. All innovative developments of recent years depend on resilient...

  • Exhibition solutions launched at Delta Summit

    Exhibition solutions launched at Delta Summit

    BeMatrix, world player in the exhibition and events industry, was launched in Malta by BigExhibits during the Delta Summit, held this week at the Intercontinental Hotel in St Julian’s. At the Delta Summit, BigExhibits designed and built some of...

  • World stocks fumble amid US jobs data

    Stock markets sagged around the world yesterday after the release of US jobs numbers signalled a tightening of the labour market and increased inflation pressures, while longer-dated Treasury yields rose. The increase in non-farm payrolls slowed...

  • Environmental stability and our economy

    Environmental stability and our economy

    In his address to students at the inauguration of the new academic year, the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof Alfred Vella, spoke about the importance of sustainability and he encouraged students to make sustainability a cornerstone of...

  • Encouraging mobile gaming

    Encouraging mobile gaming

    Gaming on one’s phone, or mobile gaming excluding mobile consoles, isn’t completely recognised by the local community as being on the same level as PC or console gaming – perhaps due to the lack of competitive options for ‘mobile gamers’ as...

  • MGI sign agreement with Maltese French Chamber of Commerce

    MGI sign agreement with Maltese French Chamber of Commerce

    Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding that was signed earlier this year between the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) and Malta Government Investments Limited (MGI) relating to the modernisation of government-owned...

  • US Treasuries sell-off weighs in on global markets

    A sell-off in US Treasuries pushed yields to multi-year peaks yesterday as robust economic data and hawkish speeches by Federal Reserve officials stoked concerns about inflation, weighing on stock markets globally. The yield on the benchmark...

  • Movements across stock market

    Movements across stock market

    Last Friday was the last trading day for the third quarter of the year. While reviewing the movements across the different asset classes as well some of the main market movers within each asset class, some surprising details emerge. The equity...

  • Looking for a LIBOR Replacement: SOFR

    In the past few years, the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) has faced challenges. LIBOR was used deliberately to reflect the cost at which large banks could borrow from each other and for decades was a benchmark for several private-sector...

  • Local property market exploring blockchain

    Local property market exploring blockchain

    A number of the largest real estate agents in Malta are currently studying the possibility of using Ledger Projects’ Distributed Ledger Technology to share information related to the local property market between themselves. This was announced by...

  • APS Bank celebrates newly appointed Monsignor Joseph Galea-Curmi

    APS Bank celebrates newly appointed Monsignor Joseph Galea-Curmi

    On September 26, APS Bank held a reception in honour of Monsignor Joseph Galea-Curmi on the occasion of his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop. The event was held at APS head office in Swatar and was attended by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna, APS...

  • Special fares for First and Business Class

    Emirates has announced special First and Business Class companion offers with a 50 per cent discount off the base fare on the second ticket. Travellers can choose from a range of over 40 destinations, including Australia, Hong Kong, Phuket,...

  • Stocks rise amid Italy budget hopes

    Stock markets around the world rose and Italian bonds rallied yesterday after signs that Rome would cut budget deficits and decrease its debt in the coming years, while new US jobs data supporting a strong US economy boosted the dollar. US stocks...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Maerk Lota from Malaga to Genoa (Thomas Smith & Co Ltd), the Mayssan to Genoa (Bianchi & Co Ltd), the MSC Clorinda from Barcelona to Salalah (John Ripard & Son Ltd), the Kreta S from Trapani to...

  • Building on blocks

    Building on blocks

    The Frank Salt Real Estate Group and Angel Labs are collaborating on a new blockchain-focused real estate tech fund. Grahame Salt and Tugce Ergul tell the Times of Malta how this fund will make a difference in Europe. Blockchain has pushed the...